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claims unmarked police vans abducted protesters A half-dozen representatives of the so-called
Republican National Convention Welcoming Committee met with the media
in a St. Paul, MN press conference on Thursday to condemn the widescale
police raids and arrests that have targeted protesters in that city
Paul: RNC slot would have cost 'everything I believe in'
Former Republican president candidate Ron Paul appeared on The Colbert
Report Thursday to discuss his absence from the Republican National
Convention at a time when other unsuccessful candidates -- Mitt Romney,
Rudy Giuliani, Mike Huckabee -- were all making appearances to praise
Laws Prone to Abuse, Amnesty Says
Numerous governments around the world are using anti-terror laws to
suppress political dissent and civil liberties, according to a new report
released by one of the world’s most respected human rights organisations.
To WTC Explosions On 9/11 Kills Himself A janitor who worked in one of the World Trade Center towers
and helped save lives on 9/11, in addition to witnessing what he described
as "explosions" in the tower basement, has committed suicide.
accuses West of warship provocation Russian President Dmitry Medvedev accused the
West on Saturday of acting provocatively in and around the Black Sea,
where the United States is using warships to deliver humanitarian aid
wants truth about war in South Ossetia Foreign ministers of the European Union have
called for an independent investigation to establish who was to blame
for the war in South Ossetia. They also plan to discuss the EU mission
in the region as 700 observers prepare to go there.
Nears Rescue Plan For Fannie And Freddie
The government has formulated a plan to put troubled mortgage giants
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac under federal control, dismiss their top
executives and prop them up financially, federal officials told the
two companies yesterday, according to three sources familiar with the